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Las actitudes existentes entre los catalanes y los españoles no catalanes: Un estudio etnolingüístico
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Languages.
2014 (Spanish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The existing attitudes between the Catalan and Spanish non-Catalan people : A study in ethnolinguistics (English)
Abstract [en]

This essay involves comparing the Catalan and Spanish (not Catalan) ethnic groups, the two main groups found in Spain, in terms of linguistics. As both groups have their own language, we will be focusing on what attitude each group has in regards to the Catalan and Spanish language. In addition, we will be investigating their attitudes about the people belonging to these two ethnic groups.

The purpose of this study is to affirm if these groups have a positive or negative attitude regarding each other, specifically in terms of language. As language is a part of the ethnic identity, we will also analyze which components of the ethnic identity are most important to each group. In order to achieve this, we will first and foremost study closely, and present, the concept of ethnic identity and its various components.

We made use of questionnaires in order to gather information about the Catalan and Spanish (not Catalan) people and their languages, which were answered by 60 Catalans and 30 Spaniards.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 28 p.
Keyword [en]
Catalan people, Spanish (not Catalan) people, Catalan language, Spanish language, ethnic groups, ethnic identity, attitudes
Keyword [es]
Catalanes, españoles (no catalanes), lengua catalana, lengua castellana, grupos étnicos, identidad étnica, actitudes
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General Language Studies and Linguistics
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-32130OAI: diva2:694221
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Educational program
Language, Culture and Communication Programme, 180 credits
Available from: 2014-02-28 Created: 2014-02-06 Last updated: 2014-02-28Bibliographically approved

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